Duodenal injury following blunt abdominal trauma is uncommon. The severity of injury can vary from an intramural haematoma to a duodenal rupture with associated transection of the pancreatic duct. A case of duodenal rupture with avulsion of the ampulla of Vater is presented and discussed.
" The fact that this paper has been labeled a Citation Classic is proof that the phrase 'build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door' holds true even in scientific research! But, after all, what is a new analytical procedure other than a 'better mousetrap' —an improved means for doing a necessary job? The aura attached to a major… (More)
Substance P containing nerves are widely distributed throughout the gastrointestinal tract. The aims of this study were to determine the distribution of substance P containing nerves in the extrahepatic biliary tree of the Australian brush-tailed possum and to characterize the effect of exogenous substance P on the sphincter of Oddi (SO) motility and… (More)